Skeletal muscle density and cognitive function: the body-brain crosstalk | disruptr

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It is evident that age-related muscle deterioration links with cognitive decline. For example, muscle strength and gait speed are associated with attention and psychomotor function.

muscle health can support brain health, with the suggestion that maintaining and building muscle mass and strength might delay the onset of conditions like dementia.

assessed their body composition, including muscle density, using an X-ray technique called pQCT which provides 3D imagines of bone, muscle and fat tissue and identifies signs of fat infiltration into the muscle that traditional assessment tools cannot.

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